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  • 2018 Denza 500

    German auto giant Daimler in 2014 launched a dedicated electric car brand in China together with local automaker BYD. The brand was called Denza, and its sole product was a homely hatchback with a 115-horsepower electric motor powered by a lithium iron phosphate battery. The stated range was 186 miles. Denza has now updated the car, which in updated form goes by the name 500. The name is a reference to the car's stated range as measured in kilometers, which equates to roughly 310 miles. The improvement was achieved via a new battery chemistry and reduced vehicle weight. The design is still...

  • Denza electric car, 2014 Beijing Auto Show
    Daimler’s electric car brand Denza reveals first model at 2014 Beijing auto show

    About two years ago, Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler announced that it was forming a new electric car brand for the Chinese market with its local partner BYD. The new brand was called Denza and it combined Daimler’s expertise in vehicle engineering, safety technology and quality...

  • 2012 Denza New Energy Vehicle (NEV) concept
    Daimler’s Denza Shows New Energy Vehicle Concept In Beijing

    After recently announcing the establishment of the Denza brand for the Chinese market, German auto giant Daimler, together with its Chinese partner BYD, has now unveiled the Denza New Energy Vehicle (NEV) concept at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show. The Denza brand is a 50:50 joint venture between...

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    Daimler Launching Denza Brand And New Electric Car In China

    Daimler, together with one of its Chinese partners, BYD, has established the new vehicle brand Denza that will focus on eco-friendly vehicles including electric cars and plug-in hybrids. The Denza brand is a 50:50 joint venture between Daimler and BYD and is expected to unveil a concept of its...

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